Everest Base Camp Trek
Everest is not a name only to be associated with world’s tallest mountain Mt. Everest (8848 m) rather it’s fairyland up in the Himalayas. Everest Base Camp Trek is more than an ordinary trek. Throughout a trail better described as iconic steps towards paradise offers blend of Sherpa culture, alpine forests and more than 20 mountain vistas. Glacial Moraines and glacial lakes along with high altitude passes make every step into this magnificent land of Khumbu challenging. Trekking in Nepal is considered as the prime outdoor walking holiday activity and Everest region trekking is its deity.
Everest base camp trek detail
Trekking crew members of Nepal Trekking Routes Treks & Expedition ensures closer examination of host culture before opening a casement towards the summit of the world. Experience the thrilling feeling of flying to world’s most extreme airport in Lukla and camp at the tranquil hamlet of Phakding on the bank of Dudhkoshi River. As you trek upwards green lush forests below Namche Bazaar presents the first view of much coveted Mt. Everest. On course of acclimatization act the hiking of Everest View Hotel.Endows plethora of mountains in front of you. Amadablam, Thamserku, Kang Tega, Lhotse, Tabuche, Nuptse, Everest and others are mountains seen magnificently during rest day hiking. Everest Base Camp Trekking follows the yak caravan route towards spiritual Tengboche Monastery. This is the most sacred place of Sherpa and also hosts Mani Rimdu Festival every year. Get blessings for further treks in Everest before heading to Dingboche. Our crews members will keep you check with the altitude by resting another day in Dingboche. The most enthralling day of trekking starts here after. Memorial of Everest summiteers in Thukla and pristine Lobuche paves way of trekkers for Gorakshep. This is the last camping place residing below Kalapathar (5545 m). The time finally arrives as you will be stepping your step on the iconic base camp of Everest (5365 m). Leave your footprints and take as many pictures as possible. Cherish the moment to the fullest. Early morning sunrise view from Kalapathar will add more gloss to your trekking in Everest region. Trip heads back to Lukla for the flight to Kathmandu following the same trail.
High altitude trekking is not for the faint hearted people. If you are adventure lover and have fit physical abilities then we are here to take you to the base camp of world’s tallest mountain. Everest Base Camp Trekking with us is always fun filled, safe and informative. More than a decade of experience in the heartland of Sherpa people really proves our mettle in taking trekkers up in the Himalayas beyond expectations. Plan today, decide wisely and choose us for momentous walking holiday in Himalayas.
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu B.
Upon your arrival time, a representative from Nepal Trekking Routes will reach Kathmandu International Airport [TIA] to welcome and receive you. You will then be escorted to your hotel where you can refresh and relax. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 02: City Sightseeing and Trek Preparation B.B
After enjoying morning breakfast, you will be picked by your guide from the hotel and take around Kathmandu for sightseeing. You will visit world heritage monuments such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swoyambunat and Bouddhanath. In the evening, our trekking guide will conduct a briefing about the trekking program before dinner. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Phakding via Lukla flight (2,652m) 3 hrs B.L.D.
Wake up early today to catch a mountain flight to Lukla, the gateway to Mt. Everest. Unload your rucksacks and star trekking towards Phakding. Enroute you will pass through pine and oak forests with occasional chirping sound of birds. Overnight in Phakding.
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) 5 - 6 hrs B.L.D.
Have a warm breakfast and take in the crispy air. The trail leaving Phakding parallels the Dudkhosi River alongside the forested hills. Crossing of the suspension bridge over the confluence of Bhotekoshi and Dudhkoshi allows for a first glimpse of Everest and other peaks. The last segment is fairly uphill trek till you reach Namche Bazar. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.
Day 05: Namche Bazaar: Rest day B.L.D.
Today is an acclimatization day. You will spend exploring and learning about the sights and sounds of Namche Bazaar. Or alternatively you can hike up to Everest View Hotel, one of world’s highest hotels to capture an amazing panorama of Mahalangur Himalayan ranges including Everest, Thamserku, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Choaltse and so forth. Afterwards return to Namche and spend evening in cozy Namche cafes or pubs. Overnight in Namche.
Day 06: Namche to Tengboche (3,870m): 5 - 6 hrs B.L.D.
As the dawn breaks, you carry rucksack and march down the trail ahead. The section between Namche and Tengboche is fairly easy as you walk into serene forests of oaks, pines and magnolia. Tengboche Monastery is one of the most sacred Himalayan monastery built by the Sherpa community some 300 years ago. The monastery is in a vantage position affording a stunning view of Mt. Ama Dablam. Overnight in Tengboche.
Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m) 5 - 6 hrs B.L.D.
The trail from Tengboches first goes downhill pass the quite forests. As you continue to walk further, the vegetation changes as trees give way to shrubs and rocky landscape with occasional walled houses. Overnight in Dingboche.
Day 08: Dingboche Rest Day B.L.D.
Today is another day allocated for acclimatization. Follow your trekking guide on a short hike to nearby Pangboche valley. You will have plenty of time to observe local Sherpa culture or enjoy yaks plying on the fields. Overnight in Dingboche.
Day 09: Dingboche - Lobuche (4,910) 5-6 hrs B.L.D.
The trail from Dingboche to Lobuche is straight forward along open lands crossed by fresh streams. You will enjoy beautiful Himalayan views of Everest, Lhotse and Thamserku along this section of trail as well as pay tribute to memorials erected in the name of trekkers and mountaineers who have lost their lives in Everest region. Overnight in Lobuche.
Day 10: Lobuche to Gorekshep via EBC (5,170m)8-9 hrs B.L.D.
This is most probably the best section of trekking on this trip. The trail is a bit rocky and challenging as you walk parallele to Khumbu glaciers on your right. The final section involves negotiating your way through big rocks and boulders. Gorakshep is the last village before Everest base camp. Overnight in Gorakshep.
Day 11: Gorekshep to Pheriche Via Kalapatthar (4280 m) 8-9 hrs B.L.D.
Rise up early, very early in the morning, around 4 am. You will start your trekking in the moonlight as you attempt to scale to the top of Kalapathar. All this effort is required to reach to the top of Kalapathar just at dawn, when the sunlight hits Mt. Everest and what lay infront you is the most stunning and magnificent views of sunrise on Mt. Everest. You will have plenty of time taking clicks before you return to Gorakshep. Have your lunch at Gorakshep and return to Pheriche. Overnight in Pheriche.
Day 12: Pheriche to Namche (3,570m) 5-6 hrs B.L.D.Retrace your step back to Namche. This is an easy walk, filled with ups and downs. Overnight in Namche.
Day 13: Namche to Lukla: 6- 8 hrs B.L.D.
You will continue to retrace your steps back to Lukla today enjoying the beautiful views of Everest, Lhotse, Thamserku and Choaltse. Overnight in Lukla.
Day 14: Lukla – Kathmandu B.L.D.
Catch an early morning flight back to Kathmandu. Once in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 15: Farewell Travel Guest B.
Depending on the time of your departure, our representative will accompany you to Tribhuvan International Airport.
Everest Base Camp Trek
Airport pick up/ drop off service, 2 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu , TIMS card and permit, Guide and porter service( 2 guest =1 porter= 25 kg only) , , Round trip flight( kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu)
personal expenses, any kind of hot and cold drinks, monuments entrance fee, Travel insurance, tips for guide and porter